Friday, June 22, 2012

Toddler Summer Activities Fun List

I don't like the term "bucket list" because if its somewhat negative origins. So this is CJ's summer fun list! I hope you find some good stuff to do with your 1-4 year old this summer. Please use your discretion in deciding what is appropriate for your child. Have fun!

Toddler Summer Fun List
  1. Run through sprinklers
  2. Go to splash pad
  3. Go swimming in a pool
  4. Find a geocache
  5. Color with chalk
  6. Have a picnic 
  7. Go for a walk in the woods
  8. Go to the zoo
  9. Go to the aquarium
  10. Go to storytime at the library
  11. Do a silly science experiment
  12. Go to a children's museum
  13. Make chalk paint
  14. Build a fort in the backyard
  15. Build a fort in the living room
  16. Go camping
  17. Go on a nature hike 
  18. Make a pillow mat 
  19. Take swim lessons
  20. Bake with mama
  21. Go to a baseball game
  22. Go berry picking
  23. Swim in fresh water
  24. Eat watermelon
  25. Go to a drive-in
  26. Nature scavenger hunt
  27. Read a book outside
  28. Fly a kite
  29. Go to an outdoor concert
  30. Paint Rocks
  31. Go to the ocean
  32. Playdate with a new friend
  33. See the fireworks on the 4th of July
  34. Play with a hose
  35. Eat popsicles
  36. Throw some water balloons
  37. Go fishing
  38. Roast marshmallows
  39. Help wash the car
  40. Go to yoga
  41. Watch fireflies
  42. Blow bubbles
  43. Collect sea shells and sea glass
  44. Play in a water table or bucket
  45. Play with some squirt guns
  46. Have a dance party
  47. Go to a new park
  48. Finger paint
  49. Sing and dance in the rain
  50. Have as much fun as we can!!

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  1. These sounds great to me!! I love playing fun stuff with my 4 year old on the weekends.

  2. This is a great list! Keeping my little guy busy is key to surviving the summer!

    1. Exactly! It is too hot for a cranky baby!

  3. Love your summer fun list! What an awesome idea!

  4. I love this post; and I have to steal some activities from CJs list for OJ's!

    I particularly love the last one, I think it's such an important one to remember!

    Thank you for sharing :-)

    1. Thanks! What does OJ stand for? Both the names we have picked out for our future sons begin with O. (They're kind of secret though.)

  5. Thanks for sharing these, love it! Some of my favorites... sing and dance in the rain. paint rocks (never would have thought about that). Watch fireflies, wow its been awhile since ive done that. The list goes on!


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